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The great Aussie recycling rortOn A Current Affair, we uncover the garbage con you've always suspected. Councils are happy to levy you for recycling, but we catch collection companies throwing it all in the same trucks as the general rubbish. Paper, cardboard, bottles and plastic — all dumped in landfill. 2014-10-23 19:00:00Title is the show date and time for the headline in the first link. Must be in the format yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss where hh is in 24 hour time.

On the beat with the cabbie cops

Fights, arrests, fare-dodgers and drunks. A Current Affair goes on the beat with Australia's cabbie cops. The rescue squad called in to help keep the peace when passengers lose the plot after dark.
  • Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
  • Staggering size inconsistencies sending shoppers mad

    It doesn't take long to drop a dress size. Just walk from one shop to another and your size can go down — or up — several sizes. A Current Affair investigates whether shoppers are being stitched up.
  • Botched drug test leaves family man's life in tatters

    A saliva swab test gave this family man a positive result for methamphetamine. Then more in-depth tests came back negative. He swears he was innocent, but his employers already gave him the boot.
  • Could skipping brekkie be the key to weightloss?

    We've long been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But a new study shows you can lose weight if you skip the cereal and wait for lunchtime. However, leading health experts have their doubts about the claims.
  • Tuesday, 21st October 2014
  • Edward Gough Whitlam, dead at 98

    In three short, turbulent years, Gough Whitlam changed Australian society. From universal health care and education, to the visual and diplomatic arts and the infamous dismissal — Prime Minister Whitlam left an indelible mark on the nation. In an exclusive interview with former Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke, A Current Affair remembers Edward Gough Whitlam, dead at 98.
  • Sorting the best bargains from the bogus buys

    Australians love their outlet stores, but are we getting raw deals? In an A Current Affair hidden camera investigation, we'll show you where to get the best bargains from the biggest department stores to small independents and high-end fashion houses.
  • Power outrage at suburban price divides

    Finding the cheapest power supply should not mean finding a new house in a new suburb. But in many Australian cities there's a massive price divide between suburbs — with the best deals found in the wealthier suburbs.

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